Category Archives: Louise Penny

Review: Bury Your Dead by Louise Penny

Armand Gamache is Chief Inspector of the Sûreté du Quebec and acknowledged as a fine policeman. As this book opens however he is on leave, recovering from the physical and emotional scars left by events that we don’t know the … Continue reading

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I’ve (virtually) climbed Mount Logan

I’m prepared to accept that reading 13 books is not quite as rigorous a challenge as climbing the highest mountain in Canada, and I’m sure it was a lot more fun but the stages of the Canadian Book Challenge #4 … Continue reading

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Review: The Brutal Telling by Louise Penny

The Brutal Telling is my face-to-face bookclub’s choice this month and I’m also using it as the 12th of 13 books I need to read to complete the Canadian Book Challenge #4. In the fictional Quebec village of Three Pines … Continue reading

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Review: Dead Cold by Louise Penny

Title: Dead Cold (a.k.a A Fatal Grace in the US) Author: Louise Penny Publisher: Headline [2006] ISBN: 978-0-7553-2893-2 In a small village about an hour and a half’s drive east of Montreal a woman who is universally despised is murdered … Continue reading

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